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Dec 1, 2013 11:40pm EST
abraham lincoln but the policy is never treated as though my book is about lincoln and u.s. foreign policy. part of the reason is there hasn't been a policy in nearly 70 years, a kind of holistic human narrative about it and that is before the lincoln papers were released in congress in 1947, so there is a lot of water under the bridge, but i think that one of the reasons there hasn't been a book about the foreign policy is that there's a strong and competent secretary of state. he delegated a lot and so lincoln didn't do everything in foreign affairs. but the things he did do are really important, so i sliced it a little differently. i've taken a look at the things lincoln did do in the foreign relations but without saying he did everything right by the way. he made some mistakes, too. >> was the foreign policy all tied into the civil war? >> we treat the civil war appeared to in this book and i also have a chapter early on about the mexican war. lincoln was a freshman congressman in the house of representatives during the end of the mexican war in the 1840s. so lincoln was opposed to the
FOX News
Dec 4, 2013 11:00pm PST
. >> i think it's a result of several years now of a foreign policy that seems feckless. i mean you can start with resetting the relationship with russia right at the beginning of the administration. you look at the situation with china. looks hike we're almost involved in a growing confrontation over those islands but also all kinds of trade issues. then in the middle east, things are worse in syria, egypt, things are worse, certainly are worse in iran and in libya. i can't find a place where thens have gotten better since president obama's gotten into office, and i've just spent a lot of time in south america and we're not doing too much better there either. >> i thought it was embarrassing for the united states when president putin played almost the role of dad and rescued us from a military action but on the other hand the whole thing was kind of humiliating. >> the president created that for himself by drawing a red line, seems like seven or eight times that if they used chemical weapons, there were going to be serious consequences. and then he didn't seem to know what to do when a
FOX News
Dec 4, 2013 4:00pm PST
's the result of several years now of a foreign policy that seems feckless. i mean, you can start with resetting the relationship with russia right at the beginning of the administration. they reset it and it's much worse. you look at situation with china, looks like we are almost involved in a growing confrontation over those islands but also all kinds of trade issues. then the middle east, things that are worse in syria. things are worse in egypt. things are worse in certainly -- are worse in iran and libya. i can't find a place where things have gotten better since president obama has gotten into office. i have just spent a lot of time in south america. we're not doing too much better there, either. >> you know, i thought it was sort of humiliating for the united states in the issue over syria when president putin wrote a letter and sort of big footed president obama and sort of stepped in and played almost the role of dad and said i will take care of this. sort of rescued us from a military action. but, on the other hand, the whole thing was sort of humiliating. >> the president really creat
MSNBC
Dec 5, 2013 2:00pm PST
and a strong presence on foreign policy than a senator from indiana. there was a global push for this from faith leaders and from anti-segregationists here in this country. we heard just now the secretary general of the united nations that no one has done more. no one in our era and generation has done more to fight discrimination than the moral leadership and example of this man who suffered for 27 years yet came out of prison with his wife winnie at his side and she has been imprisoned for 18 months at that time. in the anc, they came out of prison and marched in that march and from then on, his days in prison spoke of reconciliation. for that that he won the nobel prize and went on as he became. he helped sign into law the law that outlawed discrimination against the white minority. that belief in reconciliation that created a new south africa. that was a model for nations for people around the world. >> did he do it with kindness? >> he did it with love and with kindness and wit and humor. when he came here, he so impressed american presidents, we know how close he was with bill clinto
PBS
Dec 2, 2013 11:00am PST
to the a bomb administration's perceived foreign policy fumbles in egypt and syria. some cherry streets here in the usa that the white house doesn't appear to be on israel signed on as they say to deal with iran is an opportunity for the two countries too wet to get to light the way having lead time to come up with the agreement in geneva the obama administration now needs to lead to even caught a setting its head. who has had a complete and one in washington. all costs avoid like the dog out wasn't a front for months and i'll pump up cause she was no doubt the welsh less like sliced on top of itself which was inspired by her recent album. the god caused all this pink react to the pasta distilling company has teamed up with a record label. it's just my cup of silicon sun drenched in light of god's sake it's not flamboyant and outlandish costumes. to stop said she was on its behalf the record is also self reacted. so when a friend's son the dolls as with all my friends in that first day was so excited to take piccies of me that the dolls and then all of this and the dolls took over. in the do
PBS
Dec 9, 2013 6:30am PST
. the u s foreign policy chief catherine ashton will be traveling to ukraine later this week. france says it will begin to disarm the fighters in the central african republic by force if necessary. soldiers are patrolling the capital by me as well as other towns. some one thousand six hundred french troops are in the country as part of the un mandate to restore order nearly four hundred people have been killed since sectarian fighting began on thursday. many residents are fearful to leave their homes it's nonstop reports to the cheers of locals some of the sixteen hundred french soldiers deployed to the central african republic iran eighteen ninety the president to be living in fear of sectarian violence that left hundreds dead francaise the weekends its intervention got number one already in the ninja reasons the first priority for the troops and disarming former seneca rebels have been terrorizing the population. we ate. for now we're told sean that be a present and strong to show all these organize groups in the cities and forests. at the time if you can achieve is over. so tomorrow i
MSNBC
Dec 7, 2013 5:00am PST
. nobody had overturned a presidential veto on foreign policy in the 20th century. you had 37 and 53 republicans, including richard lugar who is still there. mitch mcconnell who said he was in college during civil rights movement and then he was on the side of civil rights and then it got all complicated with affirmative action and bussing and sanctions he said made it all clear again. he stood up again against the president. i was covering the white house then and occasionally they would bring in small groups of reporters to chat with the president on the theor theory w each other. it was during this period the president said more black people drive and own cars in south africa than there are cars in the soviet union and to him that sort of rationalized, this was, you know, communism is the evil system. and you had po to do everything to stand up to communism. i remember clearly he reached for two cookies and said he had half a sandwich for lunch. pat buchanon was a speech writer in the white house then. i recalled this memory to him. he said he wrote that lean. he got it from comme
Al Jazeera America
Dec 6, 2013 12:00am EST
of the civil rights movement in the 1960s, dr king had two or three other goals. adjust foreign policy, antiwar, peace movement in the war and political oppression. not only in this country but globally. also dr king had another goal. the poor people's march, poverty, number inequality. conversely nelson mandela south africa got rid of apartheid, they have black rule, but there are millions lacking in housing, jobs, high unemployment, health care disparities. in other words we see a parallel between dr king and nelson mandela - same issues, same problems, even after the end of apartheid. even after the end of legal segregation in this country. so important between looking at nelson mandela, and their legacies to under one thing. the problems that they - and their vision saw as being endemic and impacting poor african-americans, poor black south africans still had to be struggled against, fought against. in other words both of them saw that this was a battle that was not finished. the goals had not been attained. that's why when you talk about nelson mandela, and dr king, you join the two toot b
Al Jazeera America
Dec 9, 2013 1:00pm EST
. >> interestingly, on the political front, we know of course that the eu foreign policy chief, katherine ashton is due to arrive on tuesday. what doo does this signify? >> authorities show their strength on monday. but it is ahead of the possibility at least of further negotiation. and coincidentally, we heard the president yanukovych who, of course, these protestors want out and new elections taking place, has offered the possibility of talks. the opposition initially have said, we're not prepared to talk. when we're hemmed in by your riot police. but i think with katherine ashton's arrival, there is a possibility, at least account, that the -- at least, that the warg factions in this dispute might move towards talking to each other. that will certainly be her aim. and it's also, i think, although one can never be sure about these things, that while she is here, perhaps the authorities will not move against the protestors who are still camped out here, as we were saying, and also occupying city hall. >> they are camped out in what are freezing conditions. it's been snowing there for most of th
Bloomberg
Dec 6, 2013 6:00am EST
with the council of foreign relations. book, "foreign policy begins at home." >> we have much more on jobs. we are going to be discussing companies, including apple versus samsung. >> good morning. it is jobs day. i am tom keene. with me is scarlet fu and alix steel. i am really looking at wages this morning. i want to see the wage dynamic. scarlet fu is looking maybe to build up the wage in bitcoins. >> a lot of people are wondering if it is in a bubble. alan greenspan believes so. to give mywant opinion. >> of course not. outlawed trading in the currency. bank of america initiated coverage with a target of $1300. matt dowd, political analyst, is with fast as guest host for the hour can you say this is something that washington needs to get up to speed on really quickly. >> i do not have concerns because i think -- that coin is the canary in the coal mine for what we will face in the next 10 years, cyber currency. there are lots of questions about whether or not there are algorithms and it can last over the course of the long haul, cyber currency is here to stay and somebody is going to be th
CNN
Dec 6, 2013 1:00pm PST
for human beings. now, obviously, there are lots of areas of american foreign policy that are ripe for criticism but to say the united states does not care about human beings does not seem to be a fair statement. how do you reconcile things like that that he said with the magnificence of his accomplishments and his forgiveness and everything great that he did? >> you know, we should be very humble in our approach about this, jake. 246 years legal slavery, 100 years of legal jim crow in our country, apartheid laws in this country gave rise to apartheid laws in south africa in 1948. even to now, apartheid is no longer a racial matter and social issues but economic, health care, educational, job apartheid is present even today, and he was simply saying that going into iraq was a preemptive strike, broke international law. as a matter of fact, the biggest demonstration in the history of the world took place that day, people saying do not invade iraq. now we admit that 100,000 plus iraqis have been killed, 6,000 plus americans have been killed, 50,000 plus injured, we were wrong. had th
CSPAN
Dec 2, 2013 10:00am EST
to our foreign policy series discussion on the recently signed interim agreement between iran and the p5 plus germany and geneva. we have gathered a distinguished panel of experts who will walk us through what just happened and what may lie ahead. headlines during the last 48 hours have run the entire spectrum from victory for iran obamastoric mistake to achieves historic measure. most comments have followed what has become a redeemable republican/democrat divide, but recent polls indicate that nearly 2/3 of all americans support an agreement with iran at would lift sanctions for iran in return for tehran restricting its nuclear program. what is undeniable is that there are many layers to this cake, and we look forward to hearing from our panelists as they discuss whether the agreement brings new hope for nuclear negotiations with iran or further disappointment. our panelists are no strangers to the world affairs council audiences. we welcome back all three. ambassador john bloomberg is professor at the united -- professor of international affairs at the united states naval academy -- am
MSNBC
Dec 7, 2013 11:00am PST
came during a foreign policy conversation at a washington think tank forum. nbc's kristen welker is live for us at the white house. kristen, did the president successfully sell his deal today? >> reporter: well, craig, i think that remains to be seen. but that is what he was doing. he was trying to sell this deal to the skeptics here in the united states, but also to israelis, a lot of israeli journalists in the audience there today. if you look at the polls inside israel, a lot of folks don't like this deal. so president obama trying to convince them of the merits of this deal, making the point that, look, it is a test. it's a six-month freeze of iran's nuclear program that will be tested by inspectors who will go into the country and determine their level of seriousness. he also made the point that of the $100 billion worth of sanctions, this scales back about $7 billion of those, leaving the main sanctions in place. here's a little bit more of what he had to say this afternoon. take a listen. >> if we could create an option in which iran eliminated every single nut and bolt of
CSPAN
Dec 3, 2013 7:00am EST
of one of obama's hidden foreign policy initiatives over the past five years. he is had secret negotiations me, the israelis, excuse with the radians, and we have seen him at the same time alienate many of our allies in the media it's -- in the mideast. doesn't this act is a clever ploy to keep the israelis from attacking and defending their own national interest -- >> the secret meetings with iranians, where'd you get that from? caller: that was in the press this past week. nott: the meetings have .een anything but on the p5+1 what you're talking about now is making sure and verifying, the whole idea was for iran to not having nuclear weapons. if we had gone in this manner before with iraq, where we railroad -- were able to go and massy no weapons of instruction there, let defectors go where they want unfettered, then maybe we would have been able to avoid the thousands of , thecan lives that we lost devastation to our economy that we had. cy as go, give diplomas chance. if in fact around does not live up to the agreement, we have 20 of time and the ability to do -- toings, to
PBS
Dec 6, 2013 8:00pm PST
and affordability. and those that provide excess and legal rights to foreign investors remained the policy space for nations to promote sustainable and inclusive development. and it's still ahead here on earth he is a world of birth control medicine may soon expand australian scientists claim they have come up with the birth control pill for men. well what men really interested in taking the pale more on that later break the room. the ruling i really am. i knew. i am i says. for years. it was a huge house. they would store this year. instead of working politicians manage your work right right vision. if we do the day when men would be takingirth contr pills not that day is finally in sight. scientists in australia say they are closer than ever to developing a nail oral contraceptive. this is coming from a study conducted by researchers at melbourne's monash university through extensive testing on mice researchers discovered that a combined fuel of the proteins responsible for controlling the transport of sperm through the reproductive system. and the investigators say that blocking these protein
LINKTV
Dec 4, 2013 5:00am PST
. although continue to depend on current ministries and agencies as sources, the defense and foreign ministries and the national police agency mainly. the promise appears to be focusing for now on coordinating intelligence and policies. >> thanks, as always. >>> members of the upper house of germany's parliament have filed a lawsuit to ban the far right national democratic party. they want them ousted saying the party shows an affinity for hitler's nazis. members of the parliament represent 16 federal states. the ndp has no actual seats in the federal department. some fear they could destabilize the democracy. angela merkel has said the government shows support for the actions. ndp have called for the end of immigration and german citizenship for foreign nationals. they have been gaining support in areas hit by high unemployment rates, mainly in the former east germany. if the lawsuit fails, there are concerns that could give the ndp legitimacy as a political party. >>> ukraine's parliament rejected a no-confidence motion against the government. the failed vote has plunged the countr
Bloomberg
Dec 5, 2013 4:00am EST
of all for the bank of england, -- not least of all for the bank of england, monetary policy. he might have something about the foreign ownership, a banner issue in london. you being tax on the sale of your ownership if you're a foreign owner. something to do with -- this is the politics of politics. going up against the opposition chancellor saying plan a worked. didn't really work or have things gotten better? they have, thankfully. there will be politics in the houses of parliament, the house of westminster behind me. for married couples. there could be a sting in the tail from foreign owners. 11:15 london time. one day late. much, ourou so markets and are manus cranny. we will bring you chancellor osborne's autumn statement at 11:15 london time. followed by the bank of england rate decision at noon london time, you can watch both here on bloomberg. american brands opening their doors and london. the latest is how where company westbound -- homeware come in the west elm. caroline hyde went to met the ceo. u.k. the talk of the economy turning around. >> yes, we had j.crew coming as w
PBS
Dec 4, 2013 8:30pm PST
ministries and agencies cents or six the difference in the foreign ministries and the national police agency me this appears to be focusing for now on coordinating intelligence and policy. make themselves as fisherman nuclear disaster will have more time at to claim compensation. japanese lawmakers have extended the limits on claims from the accident to ten meters the browns passed the bill clearing them is on wednesday currency of along the middle of night to claims against appealing to card company to up to two meters from the accident. the new my knowledge is that some victims had being unable to ask for compensation. it says many struggle to calculate the damage is because they still lived in temporary housing. the new law will allow victims to file a claim that entail until ten years after the accident at the fisherman died she power plants in march two thousand l added alonso cars on the government to improve the claims consultation system and healthy can skate compensated as early as possible. women in saudi arabia have made some important gains in recent years in government thirty ha
CNBC
Dec 6, 2013 4:00am EST
on to foreign exchange rates we are seeing across on this curve. euro, fairly steady after a change in this rate. mario draghi suggested that policy tools are still up in the air. he didn't sound overly dovish about launching further stimulus programs. that has been supportive for the trade. dollar/yen rates, 102 handle is what we're looking at today. australian dollar below 109. let's check in with li sish juan out of singapore. >> thank you, karen. asian markets wrapped up the week on u.s. jobs numbers and that could provide a tipping point for the fed trigger. the nikkei 225 stabilized, rebounding 0.8% after the 0.6% drop over the past two sessions. the abe government unveiled the $54 billion stimulus package that's aimed at offsetting the sales tax in april. and the shanghai composite pulled further ahead. meanwhile, the hang seng index added 0.1%. elsewhere, south korea and australia both ended just a tad lower. as for individual stocks, chinese property stocks came under some pressure after the official china securities journal reported beijing may remove caps on property prices next year,
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